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scott miller talks about his book on the assassination of president william mckinley. in a conversation what britain's prime minister, david cameron. this "q&a" week aren't a new book by scott miller. it tells the story of life in america. president william mckinley was shot by an assassin leon czolgosz. >> why did he decide to do a book on the assassination of william mckinley? >> i have been interested in this timeframe in the 18 eighties and the 1890's. it is a fascinating and important turning point. before then, you had a united states that would be recognized by the founding fathers. by the turn of the century, it is the america we would know it today. it is a tremendous patriotism in this time. it is very romantic. you look through american society and to see it. we think of the tycoons. it was a proliferation of new products. you'd be hard-pressed to go to a grocery store where you did not see projects came from this. ivory soap, pillsbury dough. the art really reflected this as well. john philip sousa was writing this. who was leon czolgosz? did he use a diff
william mckinley was shot by an assassin. >> scott miller, why did you decide to do a book on the assassination of william mckinley? >> you know, i had been interested in this period in the 1880's and 1890's. i think it's just a really fascinating and important, really turning point in american history. before then, you had a united states that really would have been recognized by the founding fathers. after this date, by the turn of the century, it's the america that we would know today. and there's just a tremendous zeitgeist and enthusiasm and patriotism in this period. i think it all makes it very romantic. i mean, you just look right the way through american society, and you see it in industry. you know, of course, we think of the tycoons and the trusts. but there was just a proliferation of new products. i mean, you'd be hard-pressed to go to a grocery store now where you didn't see products on the aisles that came from this period -- pillsbury and armour meats, and coke and ivory soap, and right on down the line. the same could be said about the arts really reflected
the story of life in america at the turn of the 20th century when president william mckinley was shot by an assassin. >> scott miller, why did you decide to do a book on the assassination of william mckinley? >> it was a fascinating point in american history. after the states, by the turn of the century, it's the america that we would know today. there's just a tremendous enthusiasm and patriotism in this period. i think it makes it very romantic. you look through american society, and you see it in the industry. of course we think of the tycoons and the trusts. but there was a proliferation of new products. you'd be hard-pressed to go to a grocery store now where you didn't see products on the aisles that came from this period. pillsbury, armor meats meats, coke, ivory soap, and right on down the line. the same could be said about the arts really reflected this period as well. john phillips sousa was busy writing and capturing this period, "stars and stripes forever" became the mantra. >> who was leon show gone -- shogon and why did he use an alias? >> he was the assassin. he had wor
tonight, a young man named scott miller. he is the author of a new book on william mckinley's ass. [laughter] i'm going to assume that is "assassination." you got to stop abbreviationing around here, not to say that william mckinley did not have a noteworthy rear end. folks, we are a mere 15 and a half months away from what will definitely be called the most important election of our lifetime. an inveritable herd of republican candidates have already begun the treacherous migratory journey to become their party's nominee. they will need strength. they will need agility. they will need luck. but mostly to survive they will need money, [bleeped] boatloads of money. >> we have the numbers behind you. mitt romney $18.4 million. pawlenty $4.4 million. bachmann the same. huntsman $4.2 million. herman cain raised $2.5 million. gingrich $2 million. rick santory um not so much, $500,000. >> jon: $500,000 in the war chest. buh-bye. [laughter] sadly, that image is still only the second most unpleasant image you get when you google the name "santorum." go ahead. do it. do it right. now i can
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, self- proclaimed anarchist fired to fatal shots at president william mckinley. >> senate majority leader harry reid announced that the senate will council its july 4 recess scheduled for next week to continue no sedations -- negotiations on raising the debt ceiling. they spoke with reporters for about 15 minutes. >> i announced this morning that we would be in session next week. it is too important not to be here and to resolve what needs to be done. >> we do not have any time to waste. the most important issue facing today is reaching an agreement about our deficit. we need to work out somebefore the market starts to suffer the consequences. economic adviser. he was an economist at moody's and has worked with democrats country. he said, and we have to work something out soon. he talks about july. we cannot wait until august. july is here in just a few days. we have to hold a series of meetings, and we are going to do that. on tuesday, we'll have senator conrad, but they plan to move forward on a budget. on wednesday, we will have another caucus. we invited the president and vice
fatal shots at president william mckinley. tonight, scott miller looks at the president and his assassin and the changing era in which they lived on "q &a. " >> this morning a discussion on the latest developments in congress including the debt ceiling debate and tax and fiscal policy. assistant georgetown university assistant georgetown university professor talks
anarchist leon show large shot at william mckinley. tonight, scott miller looks at the president and his assassin and the era in which they lived. >> on capitol hill, the senate was scheduled to take a weeklong break. but there will return on tuesday. the government will reach its debt ceiling limit on august 2. lawmakers need at least a week to draft a bill to raise the limit and get it through the house and senate. they set a deadline of july 22 to reach an agreement. senators will work on a measure on libya next week. how the house will return to legislate business on wednesday. working this week, 2012 defense spending bill. next, a conversation with pakistani ambassador to the u.s. on u.s.-pakistan relations. during his remarks, he talked about the importance of having a long-term strategic relationship between the u.s. and pakistan and the raid on osama bin laden. this is an hour and 20 minutes. >> good evening, everyone and welcome. i am patricia feliz, president of the women's foreign policy group. we deal with issues of the days, such as a topic for tonight, u.s.-pakistan relatio
of william mckinley. scott miller looks at the president and his assassin and the changing era of which they live. schroeder. this is an ho >> it is time and to start the last battle of the day. i'm going to introduce the first speaker, sarah of manzano-diaz. she is an attorney and first generation american and policy expert and tireless advocate for women's rights in the workplace. she is a director of the women's bureau of the department of labor.ur db the only federal agency mandated to serve and promote working women. parenthetically, she has is assisted it's in the job as immediate viceb president. [applause] joshi group and a porter rican family in harlem where she served as translator for herem parents which may have been hurt earliest experience with advocacy and went on to serve as a prosecutor in new york then pennsylvania as the second highest ranking in pennsylvania government as a deputy it -- deputy secretary and also served as regional counsel in the u.s.-led department. ms. manzano-diaz has an understanding of the increased complexities were juggling work and family resp
. >> on september 6, 1901, a self- proclaimed anarchist fired the fatal shots at president william mckinley. sunday, scott miller looks of the president and his assassin and the changing era in which they lived. monday on c-span, the dali lama and martin luther king jr.'s speech writer talk about non- violence. they spoke at the university of arkansas, discussing osama bin laden's death, the nuremberg trials, the execution of saddam hussein, and the death penalty. >> in the 20th century, the number of people who were killed through violence -- over 200 million. but the problem is not solved. i think it is that kind of action and exploitation, also, that laid down the seed of hatred between the arabs and here. >> watch this discussion monday at 6:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. monday night on c-span, a look back at president nixon's foreign policy. members of his administration and the president's son-in-law discuss topics including communism in china, invading north vietnam, and the 1967 war in the middle east. >> the discussion then in the newspapers was nixon's secret plan for peace. what was it? he
, there were two fired shots fired at president william mckinley. sunday, we look at the president and his assassin and the changing era in which they lived, on c-span's "q&a." >> this fourth of july, three-day weekend on american history tv on c-span3, we'll visit the smithsonian museum of natural history to learn about a 19th century u.s. government expedition to circumnavigate the globe and their treasure, 40 tons of specimens which became the foundation of the smithsonian institution. former first lady laura bush on her time in the white house, planning her husband's presidential library, and her memoir, "spoke front heart." then a panel, including former clinton press secretary mike mccurry, discusses j.f.k.'s relationship with the press. get the complete weekend schedule at c-span.org/history. >> i have huge trust in the united states of america. put it that way. i read it over and over and over. >> and i have huge faith in democracy and in the democratic process. >> learn more about france's christine lagarde, the new head of the international monetary fund, online at the c-span vid
6, 1901, an anarchist fired two fatal shots at president william mckinley. sunday, scott miller looks at the president and his assassin and
. >> on september 6th, 1901, he fired two fatal shots at president william mckinley. tonight, scott miller looks at both the president and his assassin and the changing era in which they lived on c-span's "q&a." host: our guests now is john celock, author of "next generation: young elected officials and their impact on american politics." mr. celock, what got you riding on the next generation? guest: the combination of several things. i consider myself a member of the next generation. i did a story on young elected officials when there had been some new statistics released by rutgers university. in doing research for that story, one thing i noticed was there were a lot of anomaly pieces. the 18-year-old mayor, the 20- year-old state legislator. there was nothing there really tied them together. who are they? what impact do they have? what impact did have one policy and contact? host: how did you choose the age 35 docs -- 35? guest: it seemed to be the best age. 30 seems a bit too young, and 40 was too all encompassing. i interviewed people who were not just 35 and under now, but those who starte
at president william mckinley. sunday, scott miller looks at the president and his assassin and the era in which they lived. >> monday on c-span, the dollar llama and martin luther king jr.'s speechwriter talk about nonviolence. they spoke to 10,000 people at the university of arkansas discussing osama bin laden's debt. -- death. >> the number of people who have killed, over 200 million. the problem is not solved. also exploitation. lay down the seed of hatred. >> watch this discussion monday as 6:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. monday night on c-span, a look back at president nixon's foreign policy. members of his administration discussed communism, invading vietnam, and the 1967 war in the middle east. >> the discussion in the newspaper was nixon's secret plan for peace. was it? he never talks about a. -- it. rockefeller did not think nixon had a plan. i was waiting for patricia to change her closed. he is relaxing. he liked to listen to music. i asked him, what is the plan? do moscow.o go there we will bring about peace in viet nam and the world. >> once the discussion -- this discussion
-proclaimed anarchist leon shogosh fired two fatal shots at president william mckinley. sunday, scott miller looks at both the president and his assassin and the changing era in which they lived. on c-span's q&a. monday, on c-span, the dalai lama and vincent harding, martin luther king jr.'s speech writer, talk about nonviolence. they smoke to more than 10,000 people -- spoke to more than 10,000 people at the university of arkansas discussing the nuremberg trials, the execution of saddam hussein, and the death penalty. . >> monday night on c-span, a look back at president nixon's foreign policy. topics discussed include communism and china, invading vietnam, and the war in the middle east. >> the discussion then in the newspapers were nixon's secret plan for peace, what was it? of course, he never talked about that. that was rockefeller pushing nixon to say something, to expose what his plan was. rockefeller didn't think nixon had a plan. i happened to be in the library waiting for trishia to change her clothes, we were going out. and he comes in after a hard day of campaigning, he was relaxing, h
. sharon williams is sick and tired of people ignoring the speed limit along mount mckinley drive. the residential street where she lives in san jose -- look how cute she is. she understands police are shorthanded because of budget cuts so she is taking matters with a little kick in the step into her own hands. >> i know it's fast enough that if some child ran out into the street after the ball or something, they would be dead. that's how fast they are going. >> some drivers make obscene gestures. williams hopes the city will get them to slow down. >> i have a feeling you don't want to mess with her. >>> what you would do if you came face to face with a shark? >> scream! swim away. >> run. swim the other direction. >> exactly. but there's one thrill seeking kayaker in santa barbara who reeled one in, wrestled it with his bare hands. >> you have to lean away, lean away! >> an 8-foot-long thresher shark dragged the santa barbara fisherman overboard but the man still held on to the tail under water and eventually got back into the kayak unhurt after a half hour fight. it's different
's a crime. >>> 71-year-old cherie williams is getting plenty of attention. she is tired of people ignoring the speed limit on mount mckinley drive in san jose where she lives. she says she understands that police are shorthanded, so she has taken matters into her own hands. >> i know they are going fast enough that if some child ran into the street, they would be dead. that's how fast they are going. >> some drivers are waving obscene gestures at her. she homes to get the city's attention. >> even with a little song and dance. >>> when will july finally start feeling more like july? kristy seifkin has the pinpoint forecast coming up. >> and a pop culture icon floats back to the scene of the crime. how the balloon boy's balloon will finally do some good. ,, 10 oo 10 who 10 aoo ,,,, oo hundred dollars to buy it in an online auction. richard >>> the famous balloon boy balloon is back in colorado. a man from aurora has paid $2,500 to buy it on an online auction. richard heene any pleaded guilty to creating the hoax which gripped the nation in 2009. told police and reporters that his 6-year-old
consistently ignore the 25-mile-an-hour limit on mount mckinley drive in san jose. len ramirez on her one woman crusade against speeders. len. >> reporter: a lot of neighborhoods have a speeding problem but very few have someone like sheree williams who got off her easy chair to do something to make her neighborhood safer. >> those are the ones that i'm doing this for. >> reporter: for miss williams, this -- >> 25! >> reporter: -- is a one-woman war against speeders. >> because they can drive right by me ♪ look right through me ♪ and never know i'm there >> reporter: the 71-year-old former methodist youth group leader spends most of her afternoons singing and holding hand made signs in front of her east san jose home urging drivers to slow down. >> ♪ because they drive right past me ♪ >> reporter: she lived on this road since 1962 at a place where a slight hill and a mild "s" curve seem to bring out a driver's inner andretti. people often go much faster than the posted 25-mile-per- hour limit. >> if some child ran out in the street after a ball or something, they would be dead. that's
lives. she says drivers ignore the 25- mile-an-hour limit on mount mckinley drive in san jose. len ramirez on her one-woman war against speeders. len. >> reporter: lots of neighborhoods have speeding problem but very few neighborhoods have someone like mrs. williams who has recruited neighbors to hold signs out here to help people slow down and make the neighborhood safer. >> those are the ones that i'm doing this for. >> reporter: for mrs. williams, this -- >> 25. >> reporter: -- is a one-woman war against speeders. >> because they can drive right by me ♪ look right through me ♪ and never know i'm there >> reporter: the 71-year-old former methodist youth group leader spends most of her afternoons singing and holding hand made signs in front of her east san jose home urging drivers to slow down. >> ♪ because they drive right past me ♪ >> reporter: she has lived on this road since 1962 at a place where a slight hill and a mild "s" curve seem to bring out a driver's inner andretti. people often go much faster than the posted 25-mile-per- hour limit. >> if some child ran out
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